Tornado Shelters in Decatur, AL
Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Decatur, Alabama
Decatur, Alabama, is located in Morgan county and Limestone county, is in Northern Alabama on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River, and has a total estimated population of 55,700 people. The city has experienced 200 tornadoes since 1950. Decatur is at very high risk for tornado activity, with an average of 3 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in 5 casualties.
Decatur is divided into four different regions of town (Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest). Southeast and Northeast Decatur lie East of the CSX Railroad’s mainline. North of Lee Street the dividing line is Bank Street which runs a block east of and parallel to the RR. Northeast & Southeast and are divided by Moulton Street. Southwest consists of the area west of the CSX Railroad and south of Moulton Street. Northwest is bordered by Moulton Street, the CSX Railroad from Moulton Street to Lee Street and then by Bank Street from Lee Street to the Tennessee River. Austin High and Decatur High are the two main high schools of the city. Decatur has grown to be the busiest river port on the Tennessee River. The Port of Decatur sees large amounts of barge traffic from up and down the Tennessee River, which has led to twenty Fortune 500 companies opening plants in the city. Tourism is also a major part of Decatur’s economy.
Tornado Shelters in Decatur, AL available at The Home Depot
1225 Wimberly Dr Sw
Decatur, AL 35603